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    Mar 6 2020

    Building One Community Announces Leadership Transition in 2020.

    Catalina Horak, Executive Director and Co-Founder will step down and Anka Badurina, Ph.D. has been selected to lead B1C in its next growth phase. Together they will work to ensure a smooth transition. Stamford, Connecticut – Building One Community announced today that Catalina Horak, Executive Director will transition out from the organization, effective July 31,…
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    Feb 25 2020

    British Theatre Group to perform ‘Cinderella’

    The Darien Times By Sandra Diamond Fox Will the British Theatre Group’s production of Cinderella this weekend be gobsmacking, chuffing or cheeky?   Those are just some traditional British words often spoken by the members of the Darien British Group, who are performing in the show. The 26th British panto production will be at Darien’s…
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    Unaccompanied minors are moving to Connecticut in record numbers

    The CT Mirror By Kathleen Megan For several long hours, Francisco, then 15, sat on the bank of the Rio Grande River in Mexico trying to work up the courage to cross it. On the other side of the river was the United States, and the promise of seeing his mother in Connecticut. It was…
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    Dec 16 2019

    Nonprofit ‘rockstar’ Cathy Ostuw named Stamford Citizen of the Year

    Stamford Advocate By Ignacio Laguarda STAMFORD — Cathy Ostuw was prepared to play in her weekly Scrabble group on Thursday afternoon, but instead, she was left wordless. Ostuw, co-founder of Building One Community and local nonprofit volunteer veteran, was chosen as the 2019 City of Stamford Citizen of the Year during a surprise celebration that…
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    Nov 17 2019

    First Congregational Church 2019 Christmas Tree & Wreath Sale Kicks Off Nov 30

    Greenwich Free Press GREENWICH —As the holiday season approaches, Binney Park in Old Greenwich prepares to welcome back a festive annual visitor.  Just across Sound Beach Avenue, on the front lawn of First Congregational Church, the 2019 Christmas Tree & Wreath Sale will get underway on Saturday, November 30. Every purchase comes with a purpose…
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    Nov 16 2019

    Immigration spurs ‘dramatic’ enrollment increase in Stamford schools

    Stamford Advocate By Sophie Vaughan STAMFORD —Each school year comes with its own surprises, but this year has already delivered hundreds. Hundreds of additional students that is. Compared to last year’s October enrollment of 16,082 students, the district counted 16,652 children enrolled in Stamford Public Schools as of Oct. 1, a surge of 570. “That’s…
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